St.Mary's Higher Secondary School is one among the dignified educational institutions in Thrissur district, the cultural capital of Kerala. Its nobility lies in the governance by the Corporate Educational Agency, Diocese of Irinjalakuda. The institution makes its beneficiaries capable of facing the challenges of the modern world.
Producing intellectually competent generation is a remarkable aspect in the bright history of the institute. The aim of any educational institution must be based on building a socially responsible nation through developing a mature generation. The school is governed by the Corporate Educational Agency, Diocese of Irinjalakuda.
History of St.Mary's Higher Secondary School, Irinjalakuda
The idea of starting a school was not there in the minds of the people who were behind the noble venture. After the construction of St. Mary's Church, Irinjalakuda, certain building materials were left unused. Their thought, on how to use the materials, paved the way to have a school building.
While beginning the school, their motto was to spread God's message to the children. Within no time, the plan got realisation as a primary school in June 1943 and later became a middle school. After passing the beginning stage, the developments of the institution found new heights as High School and to a Higher Secondary School in 2000.
Admission to St. Mary's HSS, Irinjalakuda
Admission is open to all students who are eligible, according to the criteria followed by the Government. The admission procedures are absolutely transparent and are free from favoritism based on religion or caste. The marks in the qualifying examination of the applicants will be the basis for admission to this prestigious institute. Limited intake of students facilitates optimum levels of student - teacher proportion.
Facilities in St.Mary's HSS, Irinjalakuda
The school provides good learning facilities like well equipped labs for all the science subjects including computer lab. A good library and reading room gives more encouragement to the students to have wide reading and thereby acquiring the treasure of knowledge.
Besides these facilities, the school has ample space for conducting sports and games, an open stage to perform artistic talents and a church to safeguard the sanctity of young minds. All these facilities together furnished will contribute the best ambience to attain the power of education.
A new programme named IT @ SCHOOL is being introduced in the school for establishing Information Technology in our education system. Moreover, the project aims at integrating the information technology in the present day teaching and learning methods, so that science subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology and languages like English, Malayalam could be taught and learn more effectively.
The activities of the arts club make an inevitable presence of entertainment and its development. Students, who are blessed with divine talents to perform, conduct Band set and Scouts, add colour to the campus.
Student Development Council
St.Mary's Higher Secondary School has the strong support of the Student Development Council to look after the spiritual as well as the intellectual growth of students. It strengthens the personality and talents hidden in a student. The council provides guidance for all the students of St. Mary's Higher Secondary School. Through quality improvement of the staff and development of the infrastructural facilities, the council is committed to ensure success of all students.
The main objectives of the Student Development Council are to gather, link and update information about career opportunities, to seek student participation in implementing new programmes and to inform on higher education possibilities. Moreover, the Student Council acts as a liaison between the students and the management.
Address of St.Mary's Higher Secondary School, Irinjalakuda
St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Cathedral Compound, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala, India, PIN – 680121
High School: 0480-2823107, 0480-2827066
Higher Secondary School: 0480 -2822955